Thursday, March 12, 2009

Still in Kerrville, Texas

Okay, okay I know it's time for an update. We've been in Kerrville for almost two weeks and I've only updated once. We've just been so busy with all the people who are here. Some of our friends have already left and we sure do miss them but I know they're having a good time wherever they are. In fact, next week we're going to invade Bob & Molly's campground for a visit. They left us on Monday to join their group of friends down the road in Boerne. Keith & Donna left us last week as did Jim & Ellie and Glenn & Sylvia. If you click on any of those names you can read their versions of the time we've been having. Some people update every single day but not me. I need to be in the mood to write and it doesn't come easy for me. In fact, as I'm writing this I need to go and fix breakfast. I thought it would be nice to have a hot breakfast today since it's only 38 degrees outside right now. Pancakes, eggs & bacon are on the menu this morning.

Okay, back to the update. Last Wednesday we went to a German restaurant in Fredricksburg called Altdorf. The owner of the restaurant looked at the name and came up with a new one when he scrambled the letters. This is what he came up with. That's Bob, Keith, Chuck, Kevin, Mac & Rod. I think the name fits.

Here's the whole gang that went to lunch

After that we headed to Opa's Smokehouse where we purchased some German sausages. Rod can NEVER say no to something once he gets to sample it so we came home with four packages of a variety of sausages.

The next pictures are of the various potlucks and Happy Hours that we've had every single day since we've been here.

Mac on the "barbie"

Turnabout is fair play, Bob

Tuesday was Brenda's birthday and she had mentioned she has NEVER had a birthday party before. Well, we certainly didn't need a reason to go out and party but it was really great to be able to help her celebrate. We all met at Mamacita's Mexican Restaurant. Apparently Brenda "celebrated" a little too much the day before and wasn't in the mood for anymore alcohol. That's okay, a good time was had by the rest of us.

Well, except for Dortha & Mark who didn't get their food. Don't they look sad?

Since Brenda wasn't drinking she wasn't real excited about wearing the obligatory Birthday Hat

But she did love her cake

And Joe (Speedy) was very happy to wear it

Brenda is Canadian and has had issues with Canadian Customs about the amount of butter she brings back so we gave her all the butter on the table to take home

John & Brenda

Yesterday Mac & Netters were going to Camping World in New Braunfels so we tagged along to see if we could find a fan for the bathroom. Not only did we find a fan but we found a much better fan. Now we'll just have to wait and see how long it takes Rod to install it. Actually, I think he and Mac are going to tackle it on Friday if it doesn't rain. (Boy did we get the rain yesterday.) Since Mac & Netters had never been to San Antonio we stopped there on the way back home for a stroll down the Riverwalk, some barbecue and a side trip to the Alamo. We didn't do the river cruise as it was only in the 40's. We had a great time and couldn't believe it when we got back to the truck and found out it was after 6:00!! We got back to the campground at about 7:30 last night.

Today is another day out to dinner. This time we're doing Italian at Mr Gatti's. It's supposed to be cold here for the rest of the week so I guess we won't be going out doing a whole lot. Maybe we'll take this time to go visiting our friends who are here and also stuck inside because of the cold.


Mark and Dortha said...

I could use a few more dinners with those empty plates!!

LakeConroePenny,TX said...

Oh, you guys are having such a good time, wish I was there!
Maybe next week. Happy Trails, Penny, TX

Joe and Sherri said...

For someone that has touble coming up with things to post on their journal you do a great job! If you need some help with that fan call me and I will be there.

Joe and Sherri

Debbie and Rod said...

Penny, I sure hope you can make it. It would be so nice to see you again.

Joe & Sherri, what a sweet thing to say. Thank you so much for the compliment. Hopefully this rain will stop for awhile.

Bob and Molly said...

Deb and Rod... Fried Turkey dinner is Thursday night...come on down!!
No empty plates, for sure!
Hugs and miss y'all! M & B

PS: That fork is STILL in Bob's mouth! :)

Randy and Terry said...

So glad you finally posted - I was beginning to think you'd been photoshopped into the others' pictures!! ;) Seems you guys are really having a great time. Sorry we missed it. We miss YOU, too!